Katherine S. Roberts

NORTHEAST HARBOR and ARLINGTON, VA. — Katherine S. Roberts died Sept. 1, 2010, at Northeast Harbor of ovarian cancer. She was born March 1, 1952, in Santa Monica, Calif., the daughter of David Marx and Anne Louise (Bigelow) Sherwood.

Katherine received her BA from the University of California at Berkley, and her certificate in landscape architecture from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

She is survived by her husband, Jared I. Roberts; her daughter, Eleanor S. Roberts; her son, Bayard B. Roberts, all of Arlington, Va.; her mother and stepfather, Kenneth Boettcher, of Laguna Beach, Calif.; two brothers, David E. Sherwood and wife, Kathy, of Boulder, Colo., and Michael W. Sherwood, of San Jose, Calif.; a stepsister, Carol Boettcher of Irvine, Calif.; and nine nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Katherine’s life will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at St. Mary’s-By-The-Sea, Shore Road, Northeast Harbor, with the Rev. Ann Kidder presiding. Private interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Northeast Harbor. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, Va., later this fall. Those who desire may make contributions in Katherine’s memory to the Friends of Acadia, P.O. Box 45, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.

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